British fishing’s billion pound turnover
The UK fishing industry has turned over an annual £1 billion for the last three years

British fishing’s billion pound turnover

The UK fleet recorded its third £1 billion turnover year in a row in 2019, according to figures published by Seafish. Seafish’s The Economics of the UK Fishing Fleet 2019…

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‘Calm before the storm’ report on UK fishing fleet
Seafish has published its 2019 Fleet Economic Performance review for the UK fishing fleet

‘Calm before the storm’ report on UK fishing fleet

Seafish has published 2019 economic performance estimates for the UK fishing fleet, based on preliminary landings data for 2019 and the results of Seafish’s 2019 fleet survey. ‘This data from…

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Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard sets course for best practice
Seafish has handed over the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard to Global Seafood Assurances

Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard sets course for best practice

The final Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) has been publicly shared and officially handed over from Seafish to Global Seafood Assurances, following a two-year, open and collaborative development process. Global…

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Critical worker certificates available for fishermen and key seafood workers
Seafish has created critical worker certificates available for fishermen and other key seafood industry workers

Critical worker certificates available for fishermen and key seafood workers

Seafish has created critical worker certificates that can be issued on request for fishermen and other key workers in seafood businesses to use when travelling to and from work or…

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Deadline looming for lifejacket funding
Owners of UK-registered vessels have until the end of the month to apply for a refund against the cost of PLB-equipped lifejackets. Image: Survitec

Deadline looming for lifejacket funding

Lifesaving equipment specialist Survitec is encouraging owners of UK-registered commercial fishing vessels to take part in a scheme to improve safety and eliminate predictable fatalities across the fishing industry. Applications…

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Active fishermen join inshore fisheries steering group
Six working fishermen from around the UK have joined the steering group of the Future of Our Inshore Fisheries project

Active fishermen join inshore fisheries steering group

Six active fishermen from around the UK are joining the steering group of the Future of Our Inshore Fisheries project as it moves into its next phase. The six all…

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New funding supports PFD purchase across the UK
PFDs and PLBs have been shown to significantly improve the chances of fishermen being found if an accident results in them going overboard. Image: Seafish

New funding supports PFD purchase across the UK

Fishing vessel owners can claim back £200 per item towards the cost of buying PFDs/PLBs for crews as Seafish announces the launch of a new funding scheme which aims to…

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More than half of UK consumers want more seafood
Research commissioned by Seafish confirms that a majority of consumers want more seafood

More than half of UK consumers want more seafood

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New insights have been made available for the UK seafood industry as results of the State of the Nation research study are revealed, including results of its latest research looking…

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Strong turnout for major inshore fisheries conference
There was a strong turnout from all sectors of the UK fishing industry for the two-day Future of Our Inshore Fisheries conference. Image: Seafish

Strong turnout for major inshore fisheries conference

Inshore fishermen, industry leaders, policymakers, regulators and researchers all came together in London for the first day of an ambitious conference which considers the future management of the UK’s inshore…

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